SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — E-Mart Inc. outlets’ parking lots will be renovated into multipurpose facilities that will provide charging stations for electric vehicles as well space to accommodate car-sharing vehicles.
E-Mart, in collaboration with Straffic, South Korea’s leading company in traffic management systems, will open Electro Hyper Charger Stations at six of its stores.
Six E-Mart stores located in Seoul, Ilsan, Gwangju, and Jeju will each install 16 to 18 charging stations, while E-Mart’s electronics chain Electro Mart’s Nonhyeon store will also open one station.
E-Mart also plans to open Signature Electro Hyper Charger Stations at its Suwon Gwangyo and Jukjeon stores in Gyeonggi Province between December 24 and 28, after which it will continue to open charging stations at 30 stores every year.
By 2022, E-Mart plans to open a total of 2,200 charging stations.
Deal Car and SoCar, the two leading car-sharing businesses in South Korea, will also work with E-Mart to install rental zones at 64 stores by the end of this year.
My Supercar, a rental service for imported cars, will also be introduced this year.
H. M. Kang (email@example.com)